Clinical Gait Analysis, Theory and Practice

Clinical Gait Analysis

Theory and Practice

By Christopher Kirtley, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, The Catholic University of America, Washington DC


Part 1 Theory
Temporal-spatial parameters
Measurement of gait kinematics
Three-dimensional gait analysis
Ground reaction in normal gait
Plantar pressure measurement
Biomechanics of standing
Measuring muscle activity
Muscles
Gravity and centre of mass
Power

Part 2 Practice
Introduction
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Support and forward progression
Propulsion and swing
Observational gait analysis
Afterword